In-Sight: George Grekas

Born and raised in Greece, George Grekas completed his Fine Arts degree at Vakalo School of Art and Design in Athens before relocating to London where he is currently based. Inspired by expressionist, surrealist and metaphysical styles, his mixed-media artworks boast an emotive and darkly comic aesthetic, with a wonderfully sombre and dreamlike quality. Incorporating thought-provoking […]

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Standing up for Singledom

Like most, if not all, people I know, I was raised to believe that being in a loving committed relationship is something that I should not only want, but actively seek out. And, like everyone I know, I have experienced a great deal of joy and pain in both the pursuit and attainment of romantic […]

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Why Universal Credit is a Universal Joke

When I relocated from London to Bristol earlier this year I wasn’t expecting to end up claiming benefits. With a bit of money in the bank, some festival work lined up, and several job applications underway, I genuinely believed that I would be able to support myself. Had my reasons for leaving London been different (I’ll […]

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In-Sight: Matthew Plumb

Known as the ‘Tree Surgeon Poet,’ Matthew Plumb is an experienced forester and increasing presence on the UK poetry scene, who’s love and appreciation for the land he lives and works on continues to provide a steady flow of inspiration for his writing. Originally hailing from the Black Mountains, he has enjoyed a life-long connection […]

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When the Muse Calls…

Type the words ‘creativity’ and ‘advice’ into a search engine and it will come back to you with hundreds of articles, books, videos, and podcasts, all offering practical tips on the best way to tap into your imaginative powers. These range from developing a morning ritual for your craft, and surrounding yourself with creative people, to drinking lots of […]

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Disordered Worlds with Stuart Jones

One of the greatest issues that we face in the 21st Century is climate change, and the very real threat to our ongoing existence that increasing environmental damage continues to pose. Incorporating traditional and contemporary artistic techniques to create an altered sense of reality, Stuart Jones explores in his landscapes the complex relationship between human […]

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